Volunteer Needs of Our Local Nonprofits

Impact100 Sonoma members volunteer at Hanna Boys Center

Impact100 Sonoma members help Hanna Boys Center prepare for their Christmas Bazaar

Many of our Impact100 Sonoma members volunteer their time and expertise in support of our local nonprofits.  Here we  keep an ongoing list of current needs of the nonprofit organizations in our valley.

If you represent a nonprofit (501c3) serving the Sonoma Valley community and would like to post a request for volunteers, please send the information to Communications@impact100sonoma.org.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The AVANCE program, held at Sassarini Elementary School, is looking for volunteers. While parents are attending parent education classes in program, children gather in two separate classrooms – an infant classroom and a toddler classroom. They need volunteer help in these two classrooms. Please contact Constance Grizzell constance@impact100sonoma.org for more information.

Meals on Wheels is seeking a regular driver (Fridays), and relief drivers (Monday, Tuesday and Fridays) to deliver meals from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, to Sonoma Valley seniors.  Shoppers also needed. Please contact Hunt Sharp, Driver Coordinator at:  707-996-2243 or email hunt.sharp@yahoo.com.

The Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation is accepting applications for new board members, and we are particularly seeking additional representation from Sonoma Valley. Additional details, including Frequently Asked Questions about board membership and a board application, can be found at http://sonomacountyparksfoundation.org/board, or email melissa.kelley@sonoma-county.org.

The Sonoma Valley Historical Society needs volunteers to serve as docents at the Depot Park Museum – perfect for all of you history buffs.  Other needs include clerical, marketing, and general maintenance help.  Contact Sandi Hansen at 938-1782 or sshansen@sonic.net.

Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance is recruiting new mentors!  In particular, they are looking for people who have experience working with 4th – 8th graders to participate in their new group mentoring program.  For more information, contact: info@sonomamentoring.org or call 707.938.1990.

Sweetwater Spectruma new housing model for adults with autism here in Sonoma, is looking for a variety of volunteers: accompanying residents to events, teaching cooking skills, joining young men and women in a several fun activities, etc. Orientation and training of volunteers is provided by Sweetwater Spectrum staff.  If you are interested in helping out, please contact Suzanne Phillips at Sweetwater at (707) 996-3104.

Vintage House is seeking drivers to provide local rides to non-driving seniors, assistance in finding a software solution to improve scheduling of volunteer drivers, and various other volunteer opportunities, including help with our quarterly newsletter.  Contact Marissa Fitrakis at 707-996-0311.

 

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